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maneuver that flip this oracle six months ago. the 7 tons artemis may have broken apart. go to ktvu.com to see more of today's cup, look for the hot topic section on the home page. >>> san francisco ocean beach, firefighters hit the waves today for some serious training. the fife department says they get about 80 million calls a year. timing and team work are critical because they remind us here that they're only one wave away from drowning. >>> happening now fans of the golden state warriors are screaming in the oracle arena. the warriors are on a role generating a level of excitement that has not been seen for years. fans are nowing error -- >> reporter: the word is out, the warriors are now a national phenomena, in fact guards, made this week's sports illustrated. now san antonio and double teaming him are using bigger defender and trying to stop this guy. curry scored 66 point in the first two game. this is not his first sports illustrated cover. >> but, to have a warrior uniform on and see the yellow behind you, the sports illustrator is really special, so something to remembe
asked about the car utilization at oracle we've done some studies and pretty much every car that comes to oracle and i think the tape night that we savored was a lacquers game we counted 5 thousand cars and n that was the very, very worse example when i see that oracles only have 5 - we have here muni and all the other optioned. >> great thank you. >> supervisor kim. >> i thought we were going to stick to the design but since we're here on transit. i know that part of the committee on the traffic planning commission what type of transportation we expect. so if there are 17 thousand people it a game what are the models to be like >> we're actually working with our staff the transportation modeling expert and much like we do with the transportation study. first of all, we're going to figure out trip formulation p whether their basketball games or whatever we're going to be cafe to use the studies. as we get those we meet weekly just to make sure we're you using the right matrix. we're conservative in assuming this is the that he is by walk and driving and then where the people are co
sauce lady. oracle crashed last fall. >> that is right. this is crash number two. i spoke with a sailing expert who says it is not necessarily our bay. people sail safely here each day. this is an ex-extreme sport. look at this video from the website giving you an idea of how intense the competitors are^. they are pushing the limits and doing it in super lightweight catamarans that have a shape like a wing. sailors and myself, we all want to point out we don't know what happened yesterday. it could be something as bake as hitting a log but sailors say this will continue the discussion that was already going on over how safe people are while racing these cat st. catharines -- catamarans. sailors sail year round and the bay fundamentally a great place to play, a great recreational spot but the thing is, it is like indy car racing, you can drive your t van around the speedway safely but if you head and get out there in an indy car it is very dangerous. here is video of the crash that happened in october, belonging to oracle team flipped and it was during a training exercise. it was in the s
's the same time oracle was making when its boat capsized last october. murray described yesterday's waters as fairly flat. >> it wasn't an extreme day yesterday. it wasn't a big ebb tied, you know, which is what happened when the oracle boat capsized. >> reporter: murray has been tasked with the america's cup review of what caused the boat to capsize. seven bar cli says there will be special attention paid in the next couple week's time. >> be accurate with what we do, make the findings public, make them open to scrutiny, then we'll make your decisions about how we move forward. >> reporter: now america's cup officials also saying that these teams do run safety drills on the water in clugd what to do when a boat capsizes. they are going to give the art my racing team some time before they set down with the team to talk about what happened next week. >> stephanie, thank you. many people believe these redecided sail boats with just too fast. this boat was built for power in the event something hapsd or something goes wrong, there are four support boats that sail along with it, aulg e kwind w
the media tour of the oracle boat after the sensitivity after the deadly accident on the bay. the oracle team took part in the rescue effort when man was swept into the water during a training run. >> i don't think that anything is going to -- as far as hosting, much less attending any of the events, and more public awareness now that an extent occurred. >> andrew bart simpson died after being trapped under the wreckage of the cat pa ran. a race official says he expects the event to good forward but is awaiting the results of an internal examination of the accident. >>> new details in a sudden regs nation of owningland's police chief. there are reports that howard jordan quit after learning he would like be forced out. the police department's federal overseer was going to replace him. jordan said he was not forced out and his leaving was medical decision. his immediate successor decided he didn't want the job after two days. now shaun went take thursday -- takes the reins. >> two different agendaings were on die -- display today at a tract in berkeley. occupiers say the school's plan to
at moscone event, for example, the oracle open world or auto show and those are both twice a year. oracle is a weeklong. but once or twice a year we feel is not typical of conditions. so we look forward the average-sized event at moscone. they come in all flavors of size from large, multi-day, huge events with up to 40,000 attendees. down to much smaller and occupying only a fraction of the size. >> how long was the oracle event? >> a week long. >> when you say once a year, you are talking about events that may last 5-7 days and twice a year, you go up to 10-14 days. so again i guess the question is at what point do you start to examine that as a base line? what number would we have to get to for us to examine these special events as a base line? >> i don't think of we have defined an exact event or an amount. again it's a judgment call on the part of staff and ultimately the environmental review officer. >> i understand that and that is what i'm trying to get at. for me, pedestrian safety is a huge concern and i think the qualitative experience, not just the quantitative, which y
out of the water. the new zealand team, italian team, oracle team have gone with these foiling dagger boards but paul cayard said in his decision is that he believed the yacht would be more stable in the water in a recent e mail told reporters doesn't matter how fast you go. if you can't get boat to go around the course safely that. statement taking on more color tonight. looks like they're preparing for the news conference to happen. >> we're on stand by. rescuers used cpr for a long time to try to revive the artemis teammate. he was a highly experienced sailor. wayne? >> from what we hear they worked on him 20 minutes, 20 minutes of efforts before that boat carrying andrew simpson and the other injured sailor arrived near full view of joggers n a year of america's cup expectations this is not the scene anyone expected to see on the san francisco water front. the body of a dead sailor on the dock. a day of practice turning into tragedy. >> the person submerged apparently 10 minutes rescued by crew members. >> she says a police department boat responded first and spent 20 minutes perf
practice runs in the bay. in october, team oracle's catamaran capsized near the bridge. look at this. in this crash all crew members avoided major injuries but the bloat had $2 million of damages. in june 2011 another video shows us right here a 45-foot catamaran owned by oracle racing capsized in the bay sending one crew member through the boat's sail. no one was hurt in that crash either. if you want to know more about andrew simpson or the crash, go to the website, nbcbayarea.com. just search america's cup. >>> more breaking news to get to. oakland's interim police chief has already been replaced just two days after taking the job. anthony was given the position in the wake of the departure on wednesday. sources tell nbc went will be deputy chief. a news conference scheduled in 30 minutes. we'll have much more on this story tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> in other news, the california highway control is investigating a crash that shattered a portion of san jose's largest hospital. about 4:15 this morning this minivan slammed through a massive window of santa clara medical center. th
director says all they know for sure is the artemis team was competing with the oracle team doing a bearaway. the boat cap size -- capsized. it's not clear what happened between that maneuver and the accident. >> it appears that bart was trapped under the solid sections of the yacht. out of view, out of sight to the myriad of people on board trying to locate him including proper divers with an a -- a apparatus. >> reporter: organizers here at the america's cup say bart simpson was at the top of his game. he leaves behind a wife and an infant son. >> the america's cup is really like a big family. we bicker and we quarrel and all of those sorts of things but when something happens to one of our members, we all feel the lost. >> reporter: so the immediate result of this is that practices have been called off for the next three days. the only other team that could be practicing is the oracle team and they've agreed not to get in the water until monday. the big review is monday. that will determine what happens next. at this point, it's not clear how long that review is going to take.
of the plan. the problem is do they go too fast, and are they too big? >> the team artimus and team oracle boats are a new untested class of high-tech boat. they can foil or fly above water. in fact, the sail is called a wing. the sailing world saw in them a chance to lose the stuffy image with a more exciting tv friendly event like nascar for instance. scott mccloud markets the sport. three years ago he warned against the america's cup and going with the new untested boats. >> it is a beautiful sport. it is el gebt. elegant. i don't think you need to push the technology side to gain more fans. >> america's cup organizers don't know how if at all the accident may affect the planned race. >> we will look at what happens through the review process. >> at this point there has been no time line announced for the review and the investigation. in san francisco, heather ishimaru, abc7 news. >> heather, thank you. >> a principal is apologizing after wrongly accusing a freshman of cyber bullying in front of an anti-bullying assembly. they said a high school principal made the accusation in front of
, and are they too big? >> the team artimus and team oracle boats are a new untested class of high-tech boat. they can foil or fly above water. in fact, the sail is called a wing. the sailing world saw in them a chance to lose the stuffy image with a more exciting tv friendly event like nascar for instance. scott mccloud markets the sport. three years ago he warned against the america's cup and going with the new untested boats. >> it is a beautiful sport. it is el gebt. elegant. i don't think you need to push the technology side to gain more fans. >> america's cup organizers don't know how if at all the accident may affect the planned race. >> we will look at what happens through the review process. >> at this point there has been no time line announced for the review and the investigation. in san francisco, heather ishimaru, abc7 news. >> heather, thank you. >> a principal is apologizing after wrongly accusing a freshman of cyber bullying in front of an anti-bullying assembly. they said a high school principal made the accusation in front of the freshman class may 3rd saying the student ci
if it will be repaired in time for the races but we saw this year with the oracle yacht that went over in spectacular fashion. it was devastated and they were able to rebuild the pontoons, get the boat back in the water. they had to use a rebuilt wing. that is of very little concern to the team. their thoughts are with andrew simpson's family. there is a news conference scheduled here at 5:00. we'll be back with that on abc 7 news. >> they will bring you that news conference. >> as mentioned this happened before. the last time a yacht cap sized on san francisco bay this is the oracle ac 72 that broke into pieces. the yacht was destroyed. we have live coverage of it. and thankfully, all of the sailors were able to escape without injury. >> take a look at this. parents pushing to get onto the football field. that is where parents were gathered. parents received a phone message alerting them to an emergency and a near riot broke out. they waited hours before students were released. >> i have to be in line again? no. that is what i'm screaming right now. i'm mad. >> we have to have them line up and relea
released today this afternoon. now, as people aboard the oracle race boat who made the emergency call just after 1:00 this afternoon, san francisco fire chief joanne hayes white says oracle crew members reported the artemus swedish racing boat had capsized, sending all 12 people on board into the water. the victim was in the water, perhaps trapped under the boat for about ten minutes before being pulled onto the team's chase boat that's usually right next to the main boat. the police department's marine unit vessel was the first to respond, giving simpson cpr right away. now you police are taking over the investigation into what caused the artemus to capsize. >> i'm not a sailor. i know i wouldn't consider these extreme conditions. it's fairly windy out here today. i think any time there's a sport of any kind, there's risks involved. certainly an incident like today underscores the importance of having, you know, as much as possible adequate first responders on the bay, particularly during the season of america's cup. >> now, there was one person who suffered minor cuts, the othe
gave him a very sunny outlook on life. >> team jeffrey works for team oracle. but he says he's known andrew simpson for the past 15 years. >> his role was strategist. but in this current america's cup where the boats are big and the crews are small, they've got 11 guys on these boats now. >> his real worth and value was his ability to spot the breeze. read the breeze. >> reporter: one of his teammates came to the alamed peer. >> he was one of the finest guys i ever met. really nice and caring guy. wife and two kids. it's not much more to say. >> simpson is well known around the world. he won a gold medal in the 2008 beijing olympics as a crew member. he took silver last year in the london games. >> andrew simpson "bart" as he was known as, absolutely key part for the last 15 years or so. and britain has been the most successful olympic nation for the last five games. >> this would have been simpson's first america's cup race. >> his happiness was infectious. and that's just what's gone now. you know, that's why it's sad. >> we are told that simpson just got married last year. we are
? >> the team artemis and oracle boat is a new high-tech class of boats. they can foil or fly above water. in fact, the sail is called a wing. they thought it was a chance to remove the stuff if image for a more tv friendly exciting event. three years ago they were warned against the america's cup going with the new untested boats. >> it's a beautiful sports. it's got -- it's eloquent, and i don't think you need to push the technology side to gain more fans. >> nothing is off the table. we will look at what happens through the review process. >> at this point there is been no timeline announced for the review and investigation. in san francisco, heather ishimaru, abc7 news. >>> a principal in san lorenzo is aapologizing after wrongly accusing a freshman of sigh better bullying during an anti-bullying assembly. the review said the principal made the accusation in front of the freshman class on may 3rd saying the male student circulated an inappropriate photo of a female student on social media. when it was determined the boy that not done anything wrong, they held another assembly for the
, it's incredibly fast. >> reporter: last fall team oracle 72-foot boat flipped over. no one was injured and oracle's smaller 145-foot boat also had a spectacular spill but again no injuries. america's cup organizers hope the faster boats and riskier competition will create enough excitement to attract spectators and television viewers when the races begin here on san francisco bay in july. john blackstone cbs news san francisco. >> america's cup does require every team member to take intense safety training. last october a team of sailors left hanging high up in the air when their boat capsized on the bay. since then the sport has implemented mandatory safety train. all sailors are required to wear helmets, carry knives, and crew members must carry a small air tank. >> we saw the oracle team i -- we sold the oracle team 20 of these larger ones and now they have bought a lot of the smaller ones. >> the air tanks are attached to the sailors vests. >> that is shawn went sworn in as acting chief yesterday. mayor jean quan says former acting chief anthony voluntarily took a demot
that is your danger point. >> reporter: the same maneuver oracle team usa was practicing last october when its ac-72 capsized, leaving no injuries but millions in damage. >> and as a result of that, we are constantly moving to improve the way we manage these boats. >> i think it's simply that we have prototype boats being hard as you can push anything. >> reporter: the future of the 34th america's cup race is on the line, andnology is off the table -- and nothing is off the table according to officials. regatta director ian murray is tasked with finding out what caused the boat to capsize, made more difficult because murray considered simpson -- >> a very good friend. he's been one of those lads with a lot of character in our sport. >> reporter: now murray is saying that the conditions -- murray is saying conditions on the waters here were actually not extreme yesterday. race officials adding that no race boats will be hitting thesl waters until at least monday. live on treasure island, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> we have extensive coverage on our web site including more from today's
out for you dropped the ball over and over. >> i'm ken condition outside oracl arena. you think the hat is wild? wait until you see what people are paying for tonight's play- off game. that and more coming up right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, warriors go into game-3 aga the spurs in about an hour. we came to represent for the fans, man born i ne moved and cam >>> mobile5 and ken bastida at oracle arena where the warriors will go against the spurs in an hour. >> reporter: a lot of new warriors fans, a lot of people wearing hats like -- i go old school. i go back to '75. you know? al addles, results, berry. he knows what i'm talking about. warriors love playing home games here especially play-off games. they are 7 of 8. and 3-0 this year. game 2 they broke the 30 game losing streak dating back to 1997 understood you will see hats and 20,000 "we are warrior" t-shirts for everybody who comes in tonight. that's how they will decorate the arena. a friend from vegas scored tickets. yes, you can still get in. >> we came to represent for the fans. born in oakland. we came back. it's our w
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saw in august and october. and october, you will remember that oracle team usa took a spill. since their training in the ac-72, they capsized. this is very tragic, the second time in training somebody has died in preparation for the america's cup. these are dangerous boats, you are not tethered in. >> lawrence, you dealt with these sailors for a while. are you surprised, because they have been around the world. that there have been so many accidents? >> not at all. they are looking forward to the unbridled race. typical it is held out in the ocean. not a spectator sport. here they're excited about showing the speed and the thrills on the bay. this is when they launched this artemis racing vessel. they took it out in many occasions when there was no trouble. but today, whatever the conditions were, they pushed the limits. the other thing is, it is racing on foils. not with the hulls in the water, so they can grab more speed. if you're falling out of one of these things it could be like falling out of a moving car on the freeway. >> they're made by hand, specifically in the countries
? jeff fischel, thank you so much. appreciate it. >>> hey, you know, they do not call him the oracle of omaha for nothing. when warren buffett speaks, everybody listens. what is he saying about the economy now? we'll tell you. in a three-hundred-ton rocket doesn't raise as much as an eyebrow for these veterans of the sky. however, seeing this little beauty over international waters is enough to bring a traveler to tears. we're putting the wonder back into air travel, one innovation at a time. the new american is arriving. >>> mortgage rates dipping again this week nearing a record low. have a look. >>> 31 minutes past the hour. hope sunday morning has been good to you so far. we want to send a special welcome to our troops watching on the american forces network. half past the hour. let's get you right to it because syria is accusing israel of launching its second air strike on a war-torn country in three days. syrian state television says israeli rockets hit a government research site in a damascus suburb. there's no official response from israel at this point, but syria's foreign m
of satisfaction tonight. they rocked oracle arena sunday night. tonight it was san jose many this is being billed as their 50th anniversary tour, and it could be their last tour too. >> there's no way. >> you saw it in the video there. john towingerty dropped by. and bonnie raitt hit the stage with the rolling stones. mick jagger and keith richards 69 years old and still rocking. >> yes, they are. >>> they wear it well. the 49ers have a new outfit tonight. >> a pair of levis. a bill celebration at levi strauss headquarters. you see many of them dressed in 501s, we believe. the clothing company is paying the 49ers 220 million for the naming rights of the new stadium in santa clara. levi's stadium will be ready for business in the summer of 2014. >> they've been working with our region forever. and you can't find a better name for the san francisco 49er stadium than levis, it's truly the perfect fit. >> perfect fit. not the only pun to come out of today's announcement. the new stadium was called a field of jeans. the levi ceo said win one for the zipper. >> did he really say that? >> yeah. >> get r
fall the oracle team's boat capsized in the bay, as well. no one was injured in that accident. the catamarans can sail at close to 50 miles per hour. >> they're pushing the boats as hard as they can both if the way they sail them and the way they design them. the boats are designed to be very light so they go fast so they tend to be fragile. >> the america's cup boats have been compared with race cars. >>> america's cup events on the bay began, they were the opening series over the 4th of july weekend. louie vuitton cup racing starts july 7. finals august 17. and the america's cup finals start september 7. >>> a small earthquake to remind us the bay area has its faults. a 3.4 quake hit at 10:12 last night along the calaveras fault. the usgs says it was just east of san jose's alum rock neighborhood. it was felt as far as fremont, redwood city, gilroy and the santa cruz mountains. >> all the time i thought the bay area was perfect. and it's got its faults. >> it is perfect. >> you are so bad. >> too early for that. >> you're kicking off friday in rare form. first you barely mak
. earlier this year, oracle team usa was taking the plunge stanford's high dive, but it wasn't for fun. these america's cup sailors were simulating a harrowing experience they had back in october. their boat capsized and left sailors hanging high up in the air. they had no choice but to jump. >> there's only this much compressed air in here. >> since then, america's cup instituted new safety measures that include requiring every team member to take intensive safety training and now all sailors have to wear helmets, carry knives to cut through rigging if they're ever trached, and carry small air tanks. >> i think 20 of these larger ones and now they have just bought a whole load of the smaller once. >> let us use swimming pool to demonstrate how the sailors use what they call fair air. >> the air tanks are attached to the sailors' vests and here's how they use them. you simply open it up, put the tank to your mouth, and take a breath. now, this is good for up to 40 breaths, but you've got to make every one of them count. the key is to hold it as long as you can before tafking another br
in game two. 100-91 to even the series at a game apiece as they come back for game three at oracle on friday and the 30 game losing streak in san antonio over! >> coach told us to have amnesia at halftime. that basically it. we are a young team so that might help that we can forget about it and just keep playing. >> amaze. chicago stole game one in miami and now they have got the heat's attention. things kind of testy in the game. dwyane wade early on upyou set. lebron got fouled, a. a takedown here. like this the whole game. gibson with the bulls down 38. got thrown out in the the fourth quarter. miami rolls to a 115-78 victory to even the series at a game apiece. >>> barry zito tossed a gem but a rare blown save by romo led for drama in the series with the phillies. check out team oracle. what is this craft? in a little bubble machine there. second inning. hunter pence. going deep off the jonathan petibone. nice catch. that is why you bring a glove. 1-0 giants. franaccident connecting. still good friends at barry zito. maybe not after that. scores brandon bell. 3-1 giants. zito s
channel 2 news. >> a few minutes ago oracle put out this statement saying today is a sad day for all of us in the community. andrew simpson was a great person, terrific sailer and a good friend. our thoughts are with his family and the artemis racing team. he will be missed. >> today's tragedy was the latest in a series of problems to hit the america's cup as they practice on san francisco bay. adamartemis racing -- artemis racing had a previous set back. a beam failed. the team completed repairs. two days before that oracle flipped in the bay during a training run. a strong current pushed the catamaran under the golden gate bridge. last summer the catamaran raced in the america's cup world series more than one flipped over, including this one and on june 13, 2011, oracle's racing boat cart wheeled on the bay. one crew member suffered minor rib injuries. our chief meteorologist bill martin has been looking into what the conditions were like when the artemis racing boat flipped over. >> nothing unusual. wind conditions exactly what you would expect and that is why they were practicing. thes
staff and so are flags at pier 30 and 32 home of the new zealand and italian team and the oracle team usa as well. a news conference scheduled for later this morning where the america's couple c.e.o. will talk about the accident and the investigation which now is underway. >> artemis racing tweeted a photo an hour before the accident showing the team right before they took to the water. it read "a small gathering before dock off, good breeze and sunny conditions." this is not the first accident during training. last october or a california team flipped putting the catamaran to the test. 13 crew members were on board and all were rescued. the $8 million boat sustained damage and it took months to repair. >> this is the second time a same has died during raining for the mc's cup. in 1999, a spanish sailor died in spain when he was hit in the head by a broken piece of equipment. >> we will have continuing coverage of the tragedy on the bay and go back to core -- cornell next half hour with the latest, too, any time at abc7news.com and you can follow us on twitter. >> the state age that o
the boat conspire sized last fall. oracle made adjustment. we expect the temperature will did the same when second boat areeves. first part of june. reporting from the america cup compound at peer 27. 7 news. >> so here's the key question people are asking these days. have these racing boats in america's cup been so ramp upped they are too dangerous. that part of the story from nick smith. ssdz skusz. >> tell us how it occurred. >> mayor tonight expect it to affect fundraising and improving on the waterfront and not just the race itselfism another change believe it or not at the oakland police department. tonight only two days after taking over for the police chief who quit the acting chief is also leaving the top post. now shawn take the reign of troubled department. replace anthony who was appointed interim chef after howard jordan resigned as chief on wednesday. another change. 17 year veteran of the oakland police department and as nick smith explains, now assumes one of the toughest will you enforcement job in the country. >> oakland city mayor kwan says the city is manufa
and are they too big? >> the team artemis and oracle boats is a new high-tech class of boats. they can foil or fly above water. in fact, the sail is called a wing. the sailing world saw in them the chance to lose the stuffy image for a more tv friendly exciting event. three years ago they were warned against the america's cup going with the new untested boats. >> it's a beautiful sports. it's got -- it's eloquent, and i don't think you need to push the technology side to gain more fans. >> nothing is off the table. we will look at what happens through the review process. >> at this point there has been no timeline announced for the review and investigation. in san francisco, heather ishimaru, abc7 news. >> police are investigating a physical confrontation between a san francisco health inspector and a restaurant owner. we will have that story that a minute. we will start with the video you are looking at right now, this is about a high school where the principal is apologizing after wrongly accuse ago freshman of sign better bullying in front of hundreds of other students during an anti-bullying a
7 news. >> may recall there was a similar incident involving oracle racing yacht last year. the catamaran capsized near the golden gate. last october. this accident left the yacht seriously damaged and couldn't be salvaged. thankfully all the sailor made it off safely. but there have been increasing concerns about the stability and safety of these sailboats. they can achieve speeds exceeding 40 knot and require the crew members to wear crash helmets on protective gear. several sailors said the yachts now simply over powered. >> well while this boat is swedish the san francisco 98th and crew largely british and american. one of 3 teams entered in the before cup series of racing race that is begin in july and determine the challenge that face the oracle team in the america cup race in z.again the investigation is exactly what happened on the bay today. just beginning but it had tragic results. let's move open for the time being. tonight the people running the oakland police department claim had a they welcome a new report that is critical of the command staff. that repo
the oracle of omaha. >> this is warren buffett at 82, just a year after his cancer diagnosis. he still made the rounds at the berkshire hathaway meeting. >> that was like a perfect fit for me. >> with energy and enthusiasm. >> i'm not sure if i'm allowed to shake your hand or not. >> thank you. no charge. >> making time for fun with billionaire buddy bill gates. >> he's doing it slightly better than i am. >> warren, what's your favorite part of all this? >> i like it all. >> not only did buffett have the stamina for all this, he also took questions from shareholders for an amazing six hours. >> buffett was asked how the fed will unwind his massive stimulus. he says it's a huge experiment, but the world won't come to an end. on fixing health care, he said it's the single most important thing to keep the u.s. competitive and on the big craze, he's not buying it. >> what do we sell these for? >> but at this lovefest that buffett calls woodstock for capitalists. >> if you have any left over and you mark them down, call me and i'll buy one. >> not everyone was feeling so warm and fuzzy. >> bushi
and i purchased our unit last november specifically because it was one block away from the oracle -- i mean -- well, the new oracle. [laughter] >>> and as i remember it, one member of your commission also said that he would be glad to have the same built in his district if the warriors would only do it. i'd like to address this issue of who would want to live there just a little bit more. i've been very interested to see on the website, the socket, which covers san francisco real estate. it's called socket site. recently there have been quite a number of articles on the project itself, but two specific ones caught my eye. the first one is headlined fancy the warriors plans and penthouse views? and it goes on to feature a story about apartment 17 d, which is a penthouse, 2 19 brent an, and how it will have a compelling view of the arena. ~ brennan it also has a newly compelling price. it was purchased originally in 2001 for 2.3 million and it's hitting the market at 3-1/2. now, that's a tremendous increase. and in view of the collapse we had in real estate values here for four or five y
. oracle's boat capsized recently but no one was hurt. we may not know what happened for some time. it's now a police investigation. >> it falls within the san francisco police jurisdiction. and especially since there was a fatality, we have a duty to investigate. so we can't say whether or not it's criminal at this point. >> reporter: the america's cup race is set for this summer in san francisco and has had its share of controversy so far. this no doubt will only add to it. or maybe, unfortunately, to the allure. >> you know, watch into excitement. it's like going to nascar. me don't go for the race. they want to see the crashes. >> reporter: simpson was among the world's best and in his own worlds following an earlier race knew what it took to win. >> got to work hard and see how it goes. >> reporter: there was one other injury when the boat capsized, minor injuries. that man has been released and the artemis team is now back at its headquarters. they are trying to share some of the feelings that they had today and will -- we'll bring those to you at 6:00. >> a tragic day. they make
russ sport. thank you, mark. >> a similar inissy dent involving oracle's racing yacht. their yacht cap sized last october. >> that yacht couldn't be salvaged. >> oracle issued a statement saying quote today is a sad day for all of us in the sailing community. andrew simpson was a great person, a terrific sailor and a good friend to the team. he will be dearly missed. >> artemis racing tweeted this photo showing the team one hour before that tragic run. reading a small gathering, good breeze, sunny conditions today on sf bay. >> let's bring in spencer christian with more on conditions today on the bay. it was windy, choppy. >> and breezy, gusty conditions. we show you during the time of the on the bay. one is that near chrissy field. others pier one in san francisco. and another story from 12:30 to 1:30. gusts to chrissy field. there is no way to know what the precise wind speed was. these winds are not considered excessive. but contributed to a choppy water. >> thank you. >> moving on to other news. a riot almost broke out among frantic nairnts a concord school today after it was evacu
that it will connect with the america's cup has capsized in the bay. last year teen oracle had a 72 ft. boat capsized. the $8 million boat capsized just 4 mi. from shore. there were no injuries but the $2 million wing of the vessel was damaged beyond recognition. >> one world trade center has now become the tallest building in the western hemisphere. this is video of the spirit being installed. it happened about an hour ago, spire permanently installed atop one world trade center, building soars to a symbolic 1,776 ft.. >> we are learning new details about the man charged with kidnapping and raping three women for close to a decade. neighbors and cleveland who >> ariel castro described the former school bus driver as a " happy " and " respectful " man. castro has now been placed under suicide watch and is being held on a million-dollar bail. his be charged with kidnapping and raping amanda berry, gina dejesus and michelle knight, as well esses berrys style born in captivity. when the woman told the board is that castro had ended at least five of her pregnancies by starving her and repeatedly punchin
: last fall, team oracle's 72 foot boat flipped over. no one was injured and oracle's smaller 45-foot boat also had a spectacular spill but, again, no injuries. america's cup organizers hope the faster boats and stiffer competition will attract viewer's, spectators and television viewers, scott, when the races began here on san francisco bay in july. >> pelley: john, thank you. two dramatic rescues when we come back. back. heartburn relief and may be available for just $18 a month. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnesium levels. side effects may include headache, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. if you have persistent diarrhea, contact your doctor right away. other serious stomach conditions may exist. don't take nexium if you take clopidogrel. relief is at hand for just $18 a month. talk to your doctor about nexium. help the gulf recover, andnt to learn from what happenedg goals: so we could be a better, safer energy company. i've been with bp for 24 years. i was part of the team that helped deliver on our commitments to the gulf - and i can tell you, safety is at the heart of
becomes available. >> that will be next week. >> we know the term is the same maneuver the oracle team was doing. oracle made adjustments. we expect artemis will dot same when the boat arrives the first part of june. mark math use abc 7 news. >> the boats are many times faster than those used in the america's cup a decade or two ago. some will tell you they're too fast now, and not safe. abc 7 news is live with that part of the coverage tonight. wayne? >> dan, since the cup began in 1851 there have been two deaths. the first death of 148 years, 1999, a spanish sailor hit in the head by equipment. the second zej more controversial. >> an unmatched blend of speed and proximity. but after the death of andrew simpson yesterday and another crash the doubters have emerged, asking sit worth the risk? >> they wanted fast, exciting boats. >> scott mccloud markets the sport. three years ago. he warned they're too fragile, still too unknown. >> i don't think they knew they're risking a live. i knew they were pushing technology. >> we couldn't know but with the ac 72s america's cup racing entered
. >> it's a tricky moment. they're narrow guard. >> reporter: in this oracle video, it can put heavy loads on a thin frame. we've learned the artemis boat big red, designed to be as light as possible may have collapsed under those loads. >> it's a structural problems from the beginning. they simply towed it behind a motor boat in the bay they had structural cracking and they stopped. while they're trying to push their technology and engineering and limits of carbon, they don't want to be -- >> reporter: racing sailors tell me at the speeds of these boats, bat things happen fast. reporting live, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and ktvu.com has more on the death of the america's cup sailor. we have posted video explaining the practice run the artemis team was taking when that accident occurred. >>> a multivehicle crash on interstate 80 in albany this afternoon created a traffic mess as the friday night commute was getting underway. the accident occurred today on westbound 80 between buchanan and gilman street exits. it involved a tour bus and go cars. news chopper 2 was overhead. the c
. >> we know the term is the same maneuver the oracle team was doing. oracle made adjustments. we expect artemis will dot same when the boat arrives the first part of june. mark math use abc 7 news. >> the boats are many times faster than those used in the america's cup a decade or two ago. some will tell you they're too fast now, and not safe. abc 7 news is live with that part of the coverage tonight. wayne? >> dan, since the cup began in 1851 there have been two deaths. the first death of 148 years, 1999, a spanish sailor hit in the head by equipment. the second zej more controversial. >> an unmatched blend of speed and proximity. but after the death of andrew simpson yesterday and another crash the doubters have emerged, asking sit worth the risk? >> they wanted fast, exciting boats. >> scott mccloud markets the sport. three years ago. he warned they're too fragile, still too unknown. >> i don't think they knew they're risking a live. i knew they were pushing technology. >> we couldn't know but with the ac 72s america's cup racing entered a new realm. critics say it's not unlike nasca
time that a bowl connected with the america's cup has capsized in the bay. last year team oracle had is 72 ft catamaran capsize door and a practice run near the golden gate bridge. the $8 million boat capsized as 4 mi. from shore. there were no injuries but the $2 million wing of the vessel was damaged beyond recognition. >> an earthquake rattled the bay area last night. a magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit just before 10:00 p.m.. the usgs says that the epicenter is located near the east foothills area. that is about 9 mi. from san jose along the calaveras fault. it was about 4 mi. deep. residents have not reported any major damage or injuries. the last notable work with on that fault was 5.4 alum rock quick back in 2007. >> in vacaville to teachers have been arrested within hours of each other this is a mug shot of rodney orosco. he is 47 years old and he is an english teacher at vacaville high school. he is suspected of committing lewd acts and awith an underage females to him. police say that he sent messages between the two of them. >> a second teacher was also arrested on campus wedne
anyway. steam or call, we h team oracle million r craft slipped over and dumped 14 people into the water. there were luckily no injuries in that accident but there was substantial damage done to that craft. >> a couple of stories we are following this morning won the world trade center has now become the tallest building in the western hemisphere. it had about an hour ago, the spire permanently installed atop want world trade center building it soars to a symbolic 1,776 ft.. it is expected to open next year. another big story we're learning the details about the man charged with kidnapping and raping three women for close to a decade. neighbors and cleveland and new aerial castro described the former school bus driver as happy and respectful. castro has not been placed under suicide watch as being held on $8 million bail. he is being charged with kidnapping and rape of amanda berry, et gina dejesus and michelle knight as well as the berries and child born in captivity. one of the women told authorities that castro ended at least five of her pregnancies by starting her and repeatedly punc
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